Singapore Airlines Crowned World’s Best Airline at 2023 World Airline Awards

A Plane of Singapore Airlines


The 2023 World Airline Awards, known as the ‘Oscars of the aviation industry,’ took place at the Air and Space Museum during the Paris Air Show. Over 350 guests from airlines worldwide attended the gala ceremony to witness the announcement of the prestigious awards. The World Airline Awards, initiated in 1999 and organized by Skytrax, are renowned for their independence and impartiality, with all survey costs and event expenses covered by the organizers.

Singapore Airlines Secures Fifth ‘Airline of the Year’ Title:

Singapore Airlines emerged victorious, clinching the title of World’s Best Airline and securing its fifth ‘Airline of the Year’ accolade in the awards’ 23-year history. The achievement reflects the unwavering determination of the airline’s employees, who exhibited tireless dedication and made numerous sacrifices to position Singapore Airlines as a leading international carrier, poised for recovery amid the challenges posed by the pandemic. Mr. Goh Choon Phong, Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Airlines, expressed his gratitude and acknowledged the resilience of the airline’s workforce.

Qatar Airways Takes Second Place:

Following closely behind Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, a seven-time winner of the award, claimed the second position. ANA All Nippon Airways, Emirates, and Japan Airlines secured the third, fourth, and fifth spots, respectively, showcasing their remarkable performance in the global aviation industry.

Recognition for Singapore Airlines’ First-Class Cabin:

In addition to the overall victory, Singapore Airlines achieved outstanding results in various award categories. Particularly noteworthy was the recognition of their First-Class cabin as the World’s Best First Class. Edward Plaisted of Skytrax congratulated Singapore Airlines on this remarkable achievement, emphasizing the pride and satisfaction it brings to the airline’s management and staff.


Singapore Airlines’ triumph as the World’s Best Airline at the 2023 World Airline Awards demonstrates their commitment to excellence and their ability to adapt and overcome challenges. The event, attended by prominent figures from the aviation industry, recognized the airline’s exceptional performance and acknowledged the efforts of its dedicated employees. With its fifth ‘Airline of the Year’ title and the prestigious recognition of its First-Class cabin, Singapore Airlines continues to set a high standard for the global aviation industry.



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